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Samphire House

Padstow Town - North Coast

Lovely refurbished property only 5 minutes walk from Padstow harbour
  • Friday Changeover day
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£539 - £1283 per week *


Samphire House has recently been refurbished to a high standard retaining many of its original features, including cast iron fireplaces and stripped floorboards. It offers a lovely enclosed South facing patio and terraced garden to the rear, complete with a private parking space for one car. Great thought and detail has been put into the finishing touches of this period property, thus providing a fantastic holiday base in the heart of Padstow. The many pubs, shops and restaurants that Padstow offers are within a five-minute stroll. Stunning coastal walks and fabulous sandy beaches surround the Camel estuary and the famous Camel trail which starts in Padstow is only a short walk away from this pretty brick built town house.

Lounge: 40'' TV, DVD player, iPod docking station.
Dining Room: Dining table with bench seating, armchair
Kitchen: Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine.

Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6"), bedside unit, wardrobe, hairdryer, digital clock with Bluetooth docking station, wall mounted TV.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), bedside units, dressing table, chest of drawers, wall mounted TV, hair dryer, wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: Day bed (2'6" with 2'6" pull out bed - converting to a 5' double), open wardrobe.
Bathroom: Bath (with shower off mixer taps), separate thermostatic shower, basin, w.c.

GARDEN & PARKING: Private parking for one car at the rear, additional parking available on road or in one of the nearby car parks, see Padstow Parking for up to date information on parking rates.  Enclosed patio and garden on two levels, garden furniture and barbecue.

Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Power and Heat: Gas and electricity included in rent, gas fired c.h. & hot water, heated towel rail.
Bedding and Linen: Pillows & duvets included; bed linen and towels provided (including 3 extra large beach towels)
Baby Equipment: Not provided but may be hired - see hire page.
Beach: 1 ml  Shop: 400 yds  Pub: 400 yds

NOTES: No smoking, no pets. If using pull out bed in Bedroom 3 - will need to leave bedroom door open.  WiFi provided. Important information about internet. Call box 400 yds. Mobile phone reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Friday Changeover day
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • Towels Included
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 0.2 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.8 mile to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher


Local Area

Padstow is arguably now one of the best-known of Cornwall's holiday destinations - a working harbour still retaining the character of the fishing industry while also managing to reinvent itself as a modern holiday destination. Padstow has so much to offer the discerning holiday maker, with several beaches along the Camel Estuary, where you can also have a go at a range of water sports such as sailing and windsurfing, as well as a variety of boat trips such as fishing excursions, speedboat rides, sea-life safaris and the ever popular Jubilee Queen. You can indulge your passion for food at an excellent selection of restaurants in the town, which is now the base for a number of celebrity chefs including Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth.  If you're looking for more active pursuits, you can cycle the Camel Trail, the route of the old railway line running between Padstow and Bodmin.  If walking is more your thing, there are many walking trails and routes waiting to be discovered, and if you're bringing a dog, there are plenty of dog-friendly places to explore. Gaining popularity in recent years is the Padstow Christmas Festival, now spread over four days, with cookery demonstrations, food and craft market, and entertainment.


We have had a great time at Samphire House and loved being so close to Padstow town. Great house & facilities. We’ve been body boarding at Harlyn Bay, Go Carting at St Eval; Tintagel Castle; boat trip on Jubilee Queen and the fish ‘n chips at Chip Ahoy were delicious. Thank you. The Falkus family - 17th August 2018
Thank you so much for the wonderful holiday home; it’s incredibly well-equipped and comfortable. We loved being able to wander into Padstow for drinks and food. We had wonderful weather, so explored lots of beaches as well as having a day at Lands End and the Minack Theatre. Thanks for the lovely card, we will be back. The Gell family - 10th August 2018
We have had a wonderful 2 weeks at Samphire House. It is a fantastic location and a wonderful house. We have had a busy, packed couple of weeks visiting beaches, our favourites being Harlyn & Trevone. Had lots of fun at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Eden Project and Tintagel Castle. The BBQ came in handy when my eldest caught mackerel on his fishing trip. To top it all off we were very lucky and had amazing weather. Thank you. The Brown family - 3rd August 2018
You have a truly beautiful home. We loved staying here with all the little details and home comforts, it made our stay perfect. The location was ideal, and we enjoyed our evening walks to Padstow for dinner and ice-cream. We will be returning and will recommend to any friends wanting to visit Cornwall. Thank you The Jackson family - 20th July 2018
Lovely property, well maintained and excellent location!Mr Neil Richardson - 8th July 2018
Lovely property in a quiet but handy location. Garden sun trap.D Bramley - 3rd July 2018
Great property best we've ever had all of the properties, we have stayed in about 7 using Cornish Horizons has never fell short of expectations.Mr Trevor Mansfield - 4th June 2018
The property was lovely and it was especially nice to find tea and biscuits waiting for us on arrival and to receive a card from the owners part way through our week. Mrs J Seeley - 31st August 2017
There were some lovely personal touches, like: beach towels. biscuits on arrival and card from the owners mid week.Mrs K Vernon - 14th August 2017
The house was really fabulous - well kitted out and comfortable sofas and ample space.Ms Sally Quick - 1st August 2017
Thanks for a fantastic week in Padstow. We loved your house and your many restaurant recommendations, especially Prawn on the Lawn. Padstow is a great holiday destination and we have enjoyed exploring the local area. We are looking forward to returning in the future. See you soon!!Mr Budsworth - 11th November 2016
Had a super week in Padstow, we were so lucky with the weather. Some good walks, Constantine Bay well worth a visit. Rick Stein's fish and chips are lovely, Cherry Trees cafe is so nice for breakfast, coffee & cake etc - really friendly people. Loved Samphire House, attention to detail is impressive.Mr & Mrs Harris - 5th November 2016
Samphire House was a perfect location to bring our 90 year old mum. It was good to return to Padstow again. Always a special place.Udy family - 17th September 2016
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Samphire House. The lovely decoration, well stocked kitchen and beautiful garden really made us feel at home. We enjoyed a few lovely BBQ's in the fabulous weather and the beach towels were a really lovely and practical touch. We will recommend Samphire House with pleasure!Mr P - 4th July 2016
What a wonderful place for a little R&R. You gave thought to everything, the interior is absolutely stunning and the garden is lovely for the afternoon. We hope to make a Samphire holiday an annual event and are sad to leave and have to wear shoes!Mrs R - 25th June 2016
Thank you for sharing your lovely holiday home with us. We really appreciated Samphire House comforts and atmosphere. The cottage lacks for nothing and we had a relaxing time.Ms V - 16th June 2016


Access Statement

Access Statement for Samphire House


The property details provide you with details of on which floor the rooms will be found, how many bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, what width the beds are, etc. The following should be read in conjunction with the property details.

The information provided in this statement is intended to be as comprehensive as possible so that prospective occupants may make an informed decision as to the viability of this property for their purposes. However, since the information provided is sometimes the authors opinion and such matters as measurements cannot be relied on to be accurate to within 3 centimetres note that this access statement is for guidance only. Any information in this statement which is crucial for the purposes of your stay should be checked before proceeding with booking.


• We are part of an agency and bookings / enquiries can be made via email, fax or phone
• We can provide information in large print [or Braille] on request

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

Approach: House via a Street / approach the car park space via a rough track.
Parking area /drive: Level / Block Paved
Manoeuvrability: Tight
Allocated space: Yes Well Marked
Distance from entrance door (rear): 1160cm
Approach to entrance door: Concrete and Sloping Downwards
Stepped path No. of steps: 5
Tread height 20cm/ depth 42cm

Inside the property

Main Entrance & Reception
Entrance door: No. of steps: 5 Tread height: 22cm / depth: 36cm
Threshold height: 12cm Door width: 81cm
Entrance into: Vestibule Leading to Hallway
Alternative entrance: No. of steps: 5 Tread height: 20cm/ depth: 42cm
Threshold height: 12cm Door width: 72cm
Entrance into Kitchen Leading to Hallway

Public Areas - General (Internal)
Contrasting décor: Throughout
Flooring: Carpet / Vinyl / wood throughout
Door widths: 76cm minimum throughout except bathroom - 72cm
Corridor widths: 74cm minimum throughout
Any steps on each storey: Yes - one from bathroom to landing 20cm height
Smoke alarms fitted: Yes - linked from ground floor to first floor

Stair flight: Straight
No. treads: 13 Tread height: 19cm Tread depth: 23cm
Handrail one side

The Lounge is a separate room
Upholstered seating: Two Sofas and one pouffe
Seat heights: Sofa seat height:52cm / Pouffe seat height: 32cm
Free space between furniture: Spacious and a bit tight in places
40" HDTV with remote control (rc) Teletext /Sound bar/ iPod docking station / DVD player

Dining Room
The Dining room is a separate room
Table legs: On each corner
Bench seating / chair: Two Moveable benches with separate padded seats
Free space between walls / furniture: Spacious

The Kitchen is open plan with the hall
Worktop, hob and sink heights: 91cm
Oven: Under worktop
Oven door: Drop down
Sink taps: Lever
Free space between units: Spacious
Lighting: Evenly lit with Spot lights and extractor light
Fridge: Eye level Capacity 150 litres
Freezer: Under fridge Capacity 84 litres


Bedroom 1
Bed height floor to top of mattress: 56cm
Duvets and pillows: Synthetic
TV with remote control (rc) Teletext /Radio alarm clock with bluetooth for iPod
Free space between furniture: Spacious
Can bed(s) be easily moved? Yes

Bedroom 2
Bed height floor to top of mattress: 53cm
Duvets and pillows: Synthetic
TV with remote control (rc) Teletext
Free space between furniture: Spacious
Can bed(s) be easily moved? Yes

Bedroom 3
Bed height floor to top of mattress: 56cm
Duvets and pillows: Synthetic
Free space between furniture: Tight – if using pull-out bed need to leave bedroom door open.
Can bed(s) be easily moved? Yes

Bath: No hand rails Shower off mixer taps
Shower: No grab rails Shower cubicle floor height
Shower controls accessability: Chest height and waist height
Basin and bath taps: Cross head
Free space in bathroom: Spacious
Toilet transfer space: Possible

Outside the property

Grounds and Gardens
Lawn: Level
Patio: Level and Paved
Paths: Level / sloping / stepped / paved
Exit to Garden: Back door Threshold height: 12cm
Easy accessibility of garden: All areas

Additional Information

Mobile telephone reception in some parts of Cornwall is very patchy and may depend on your service provider. Please telephone your provider before you leave to find out likely coverage for the area to which you are going. If there is a telephone in the property you will be sent the telephone number with the directions.

Services to visitors with hearing impairment
Telephone with text / voice amplification

Services to visitors with visual impairment
Large print information available on request. Property description / directions / booking conditions / property information

Contact Information

Agency Contact details:
Cornish Horizons, The Cottage, 19 New Street, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8EA
Telephone: 01841 533331

Email: cottages@cornishhorizons.co.uk
Website: www.cornishhorizons.co.uk

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve. If you have any comments on this access statement please contact the Property Manager at Cornish Horizons.

Created: 2016

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